Hojat-ol-Islam Ali Khorasani, director of the Quran
Encyclopedia Department of the Center for Quranic Culture and Teachings, told
IQNA that volumes 2, 3 and 4 of the encyclopedia are being published.
He said the three volumes are expected to be ready by the
time the Quran exhibition begins.
The fifth volume is also being compiled and will be
published later this year, he noted.
The expo, which is annually held in the Iranian capital
during the holy month of Ramadan, has numerous sections each one dedicated to a
certain activity related to the Quran.
As for the Encyclopedia of the Quran, Hojat-ol-Islam
Khorasani said the center’s scholars are working on the 15th and 16th
He said the 15 volume of the work is going through the last
stages of editing and proofreading.
Compiling the encyclopedia began at the center in 2002, the cleric